Google’s 3D-Printed Parts & Electro-Permanent Magnets in Project Ara
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Google’s 3D-Printed Parts & Electro-Permanent Magnets in Project Ara

Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group, or ATAP, is pretty busy these days. We know a lot about what they’re doing with Project Tango, an effort to build a smartphone that can create complex and accurate 3D … [Read more...]

Microsoft and Apple Chuffed Over 12 Million Office for iPad Downloads
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Microsoft and Apple Chuffed Over 12 Million Office for iPad Downloads

Last week saw the launch of Office for iPad, a suite of long-awaited productivity apps that offer faithful recreations of the more robust versions of Word, Excel, and Powerpoint on Apple’s tablet. All three apps are … [Read more...]

Here Are the Windows 8.1 Phones Nokia Announced Yesterday: Lumia 630, 635, & 930
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Here Are the Windows 8.1 Phones Nokia Announced Yesterday: Lumia 630, 635, & 930

So far, this has been one bad week to make announcements on the Internet. Tuesday was April Fool’s Day, making it hard to separate the facts from the fiction. And yesterday, Amazon stole the show by announcing Fire TV, … [Read more...]

Save the Date: Apple’s WWDC Will Take Place June 2-6, with Tickets Distributed via Lottery
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Save the Date: Apple’s WWDC Will Take Place June 2-6, with Tickets Distributed via Lottery

Mark your calendars, folks; Apple has set the date for its next Worldwide Developers Conference. According to CNET, WWDC will take place June 2-6, 2014, at Moscone West in San Francisco. Developers or those who … [Read more...]

Microsoft Resurrects the Start Menu, Reveals Universal Windows Apps at Build Conference
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Microsoft Resurrects the Start Menu, Reveals Universal Windows Apps at Build Conference

Today was the first day of Microsoft’s Build conference in San Francisco, and the company announced the long-awaited return of the Start Menu Windows 8.1’s forthcoming Update 1. That’s not all: Microsoft also … [Read more...]

ISPs Have Installed the “Six-Strike” System, So Your Speeds Could Get Throttled
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ISPs Have Installed the “Six-Strike” System, So Your Speeds Could Get Throttled

A United States Chamber of Commerce representative made the official announcement today that the Copyright Alert System, also known as the “six-strike” system, is now fully in place across Internet Service … [Read more...]

See Smarter: OTG Platforms Announces Gesture-Based Interface for Smart Glasses
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See Smarter: OTG Platforms Announces Gesture-Based Interface for Smart Glasses

Over the last couple of weeks, the conversation about wearables has shifted from our faces to our wrists. Samsung unveiled a new batch of Gear smart watches, while Google’s Android Wear platform will be making its way … [Read more...]

Amazon Unveils Fire TV, Available Today for $99
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Amazon Unveils Fire TV, Available Today for $99

Finally ending months of speculation, Amazon has unveiled its own media-streaming device, Amazon Fire TV. Armed with 2GB of RAM, a quad-core processor, and a dedicated GPU, the Fire TV box is a teeny-tiny rectangle … [Read more...]

Man from Mars: The Cosmic Origins of Google’s Project Tango
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Man from Mars: The Cosmic Origins of Google’s Project Tango

Project Tango, an effort from Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects Group (ATAP) to imbue a smartphone with the ability to build complex, accurate 3D models of the physical world, has the potential to change the … [Read more...]

Thanks for Listening: Google Now Lets Users Customize the Navigation Box
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Thanks for Listening: Google Now Lets Users Customize the Navigation Box

Back in January I wrote a post asking Google to give users the ability to customize the navigation box with Google products they want to see, in the order they want to see them.  Well, today, I clicked on the … [Read more...]

Samsung Unveiled New Galaxy Tab4 Line While No One Was Paying Attention
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Samsung Unveiled New Galaxy Tab4 Line While No One Was Paying Attention

As you probably know by now, April Fool’s Day tends to be something of a lousy day to try and catch up on news via the Internet, with websites deciding that they can GETCHA with their clever articles and fake reports. … [Read more...]

Rebecca Minkoff Makes Selfies the Focus of Its Marketing
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Rebecca Minkoff Makes Selfies the Focus of Its Marketing

When you think of handbags and fashion, you don't typically think of technology, but that's exactly what Uri Minkoff, CEO of Rebecca Minkoff, thinks about.  Originally the founder of a software company, Uri thinks of … [Read more...]